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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/29/2020 21:15 (Entered as : 07292020 21:15)
Reported: 7/31/2020 1:28:26 PM 13:28
Posted: 8/6/2020
Location: North Platte, NE
Duration: 2-3 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object
Fast moving ball of light appears twice in the sky over North Platte Nebraska.

At approximately 9:15pm sitting in my living room I had just watched a severe thunderstorm go by and it was still cloudy with flashes of lightning in the sky. I suddenly saw a ball of light go across the sky through the clouds. It took no more than a second to disappear over our garage going East to West.

Moments later my wife had I were standing in the back yard when she saw the same kind of light moving north to south and only taking a second to go from horizon to horizon. So fast that when I turned it was gone. There was a lot of lightning in the sky but this was not lightning. It was too fast to be any aircraft I have ever seen.

I was a helicopter mechanic in the Army and my dad worked on jets for TWA and I grew up living under the landing path for MCI /Kansas City International Airport. I know what planes look like and sound like. The ball of light was partially concealed by the clouds so we could not see any shape other than just a round light.